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The University of Sunderland’s highly successful School of Engineering is to benefit from a £1 million investment. It is hoped the investment will ensure that more graduates leave the university with the high-level skills employers in the engineering and manufacturing sectors demand.The School of Engineering is also set to benefit...
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A bricklayer and family man from Sunderland has been honoured for his role in creating one of Britain’s most famous astronomical observatories. Gary Fildes – the director of the Kielder Observatory – received an honorary degree from the University of Sunderland yesterday in a ceremony at the Stadium of Light.The...
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You could soon earn money by selling your car’s excess energy to the national grid. Thanks to a scheme Nissan and Northern Powergrid are developing, owners of Nissan electric cars may be able to plug their vehicles into the grid at peak, high-tariff times and transfer electricity back into it....
Woman in thick glasses using a laptop with poor posture and a full cup of tea right next to it, with papers on the other side of the tea.
It’s a growing phenomenon that costs Britain billions of pounds per year and which claimed 2 million victims in the year up to March 2016. As more and more criminals get web-savvy, cybercrime is becoming an increasingly serious security threat. But due to a shortage of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals,...
The Sunderland-born artist, inventor and designer Dominic Wilcox is to give a talk at the University of Sunderland. The talk, which will take place on March 8th, will lead the listener on a high- speed journey through Dominic’s life and career.How to Find Inspiration, Invention and Ideas will examine...

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